Masala Chaas Recipe - Indian Spiced Buttermilk
Masala Chaas is a delicious combination of curd, water and some masalas which you can serve in summers with your meals. Serve it with Rajasthani Dal Baati Churma, Gatte Ki Sabzi and Kachumber Salad for a weekend lunch.
Chaas is a churned yogurt made by mixing a few condiments and water. Yogurt is main ingredient of Chaas and is mostly a part of meal especially during summer. Chaas helps in reducing sun stroke and acts as a refreshing cooling agent.
Try to make Chaas as a regular part of your lunch (especially during summer) and see how it helps your body in digesting as well. Masala Chaas is a mild spicy drink with mint leaves and acts as a super tasty, refreshing quencher during summer.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Buttermilk Recipes that you can include in your meal:
- 3/4 cup Curd (Dahi / Yogurt)
- 1/4 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera)
- 1/4 teaspoon Chaat Masala Powder
- 1/8 teaspoon Black Salt (Kala Namak)
- 1/8 teaspoon Ginger , grated
- 1 Green Chilli , finely chopped
- 1/8 teaspoon Black pepper powder
- Asafoetida (hing) , apinch
- Salt , to taste
- 5 Mint Leaves (Pudina)
- Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , a few sprigs, chopped
- 1-1/2 cups Chilled water , (adjust)
How to make Masala Chaas Recipe - Indian Spiced Buttermilk
To begin making the Masala Chaas Recipe take your serving glasses and chill them in freezer for about 5 minutes before serving.
Mix all ingredients including curd, cumin powder, chaat masala powder, black salt, ginger, green chilli, black pepper powder, asafoetida, salt, chilled water except coriander leaves and mint leaves. Use a hand blender until everything is mixed and is smooth.
If desired – Take your panchajiri / chaat masala / Jeeralu in a plate. Now dip the rim of your chilled glass on it making sure that the masala is coated around the edge of the glass rim. This gives an interesting look on the presentation and makes it even tastier.
Pour the Masala Chaas into your glasses. Top with chopped coriander leaves and mint leaves. You can also put in mint as a stirrer.